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j ' , t ; MONTPELIER EXAMINE • 'Railroad Out-] ' :: let for the \\ • ■ Greet < > ; : Star Valley JJ < » Country . . A Progressive Independent Newspaper Devoted to All the Interests of » VOLUME XXVUL MONTPELIER, BEAR LAKE COUNTY, IDAHO, THURSDAY MARCH 2, 1922 NUMBER 50 The Scout program which was scheduled for Washington's birthday but postponed on account of deep snow, was pulled off on Mata street Saturday afternoon beginning at 1 o'clock. Many out of town people were here and witnessed the excel lent program, and Mata street was lined with, people all afternoon. At 1:30 the sports commenced with the Single Dog races, which was run in four heats, due to the number of dogB entered. The race was close, Walter Gertsch's dog leading most of the way, except when near the finish, when the Gertsch dog stopped for a fight and "Lady" a trained dog belonging to Baird Lemmon of Gokeville drove straight through the crowd to the finish. The honors were equally divided be tween the tyro. The final heat of the double team race was hard fought from the start. Donald Cruiksh&nk, driving a bulldog and a large black wolf hound, crossed the tape but a few feet ahead of Charles Wells, with a team of collie dogB. Donald Cruikshank also finished first, for the $25 cash prize, in the three dog team race, without much competition. Three dog teams start ed, but two teams nao considerable trouble <Jpe to strange dogs being hooked together. The distance cov ered was about two and one-half miles. Time 42.50. It was well demonstrated that success in the dog team races was due to careful train ing of the dogs. The Ski race was won by Reed Hansen with Sherman Dunn, second. The archery contest drew a large crowd with numerous entries. First prize for target shooting was award ed to Sherman Dunn, it being a 6 Mi foot Maple bow. First prize for dis tance was won by Harvey Bateman. Directly after the races, the boys hi ked u p the canon, where « mulli gatfr*TfflSTttdtag, weiners, buns, cocoa, and apples were served. A big Scout meeting at the Pavi lion and a picture show at the First ward hall completed the Scout rally, with everyone well satisfied, and ev erybody looking forward for the big next year's event. SOCIETY (Miss Virginia Brough. Editor.) Miss Kyle's Sunday School enter tained Mr. McClave's class at a party Wednesday evening of last week at the Methodist Church. The hostess was assisted by Miss Georgia Hol brook, and Mrs. Camas Nelson. Re freshments were served to about twenty-five children. • • • • The Chapter of American War Mothers held a business and social meeting at the home of Mrs. Charles Gaskins Wednesday afternoon of last week. Red, white and blue carried out the decorative scheme. Lunch eon was served during the afternoon. Place cards and favors also were car ried out in the national colors. The next meeting will toe held on March the 8th at the home of Mrs, J. W. Wedelt. - ■ * • «• - - "" Mrs. Tom Sneddon entertained the Kensington, club Wednesday after noon ot last week at he r home,. . Lu rich eonwasServedTo THY folFo'w iug ones present: Mrs. W. E. Christ an. Mrs. H. G. Nuckols, Mrs. G. Fj Ashley, Mrs, W. F. Stevens, Mrs. R. H. Ferguson, Mrs. E. A Brough, Mr?, John Barrett, and Mrs. Charles Hess, Mrs. Horsley of Cokevllle was an out of town guest. * • * Mrs. Lillian Schutt was guest of honor at a Bhower given by a few of her friends Wednesday evening of last week. Refreshments and games were enjoyed, friends were present. . î -*—— 1 1 — About twenty-fouF Mrs. G. S. Owens entertained at a party Frida y ^afternoon g f at her horngjA hmcneon was served \UrTtrb following ones present: Mrs. Lambert, Mrs. Lqewright, Mrs. Rine hart. Mrs Sanford, Mrs, Bchoper, and Mrs. Mulica, Star gave a George Washing ' • • • ' Mrs. N. W. Booth entertained the Rotation Five Hundred club Friday afternoon of last week. Mrs. Fred Chapin was awarded high score. A luncheon was served to the following members present. Mrs. Fred Cha pin, Mrs. W. P. Carlyle, Mrs. Joe Bagley, Mrs. N. W. Booth, Mrs. Dur ham, Mrs. J. E. MacClure, and Mrs. . ^ ' E. Christman, • * Following their regular meeting Thursday evening of last week, the IlllPlllflflS ■' H i !C22 tw CYRUS a McCORMiCK Chairman of the International Harvester company, who, In a recent address, declared that farmers need cash returns, not added land values to revive prosperity. d. MARRIED IN M'CAMMON "" Mrs. J. W. Arnold attended the, wedding of her son Gervasse Arnold and Miss Maxime Price, which took place in McCammon last Sun day. - - BENEFIT DANCE POSTPONED , •*. . . . ... • ...».-«.x .,.'i : The Benefit dance which was to be given on Friday evening, March 3rd, has been postponed, on account of the "flu." The date of the dance wilt be announced later. STORK SHOWER SATURDAY The ladies of the Maccabees will give a stork shower for the twin ba bies of Mrs. Bessie Maxwell at the Gome of Mrs. William Bedell Satur day aftérnoon, WILL VISIT UTAH Attorney be Meade Austin left this morntag for Salt Lake where he will spend a few days prior to going to St. George, in southern Utah to remaii^for a few weeks, GRAZING FEES FOR 1022. Information has Just been re ceived that the grazing fees on the National Forests for the season 1922 may be paid in two equal Install ments. The first half of the tees must be paid on or before the date the stock enter * the forest and the second installment may be paid at any time up to December 1, 1922. There will be no interest on the de ferred payment. The above information, given out by Supervisor Earl C. Sanford of the Caribou forest, will be good news to the cattlemen in this district. GRAND CAFE IMPROVED Tha Grand C^fe, ndxt door to Crockett Mercantile Co., has been undergoing many worthy Improve ments during the past two weeks, and now the interior of that popular restaurant presents a neat, home-like appearance. The interior wood work has been repainted, white being sub stituted for the dark oak as hereto fore, and new Hnoleum has been in stalled, all of which gives the cafe a fine, refreshing appearance, s. Manager F. G. Takahashi, who is associated with Mr, Ishimaru. states Drat the cafe has Just employed ex pert chefs, and are giving the best service in the history of that insti tution. . - „ ton party, the decorations and lunch eon carried out the decorative scheme. About twenty-five mem-/ ber9 sere present ■ T he Cha racter Ball given by tH Mutual Improvement of the Secon Ward, Friday evening, of last wee) any charactei Wife rëprêsériteif and a large crowd was in attendance. was a big success. s * a j The Gem of the Mountain club held a business meeting at the home of Mrs. .Richard Groo, Thursday af ternoon of last week. * * * Mra M. Stauffer, formerly Mira Ina Stock was guest of nonor at a show er given by Mrs. Holmes, Mrs. Stocks and Mrs. Richards, Monday evening of last week. Refresh ments were served to about twenty five guests. Mr. and Mrs, Stauffer left Tuesday for Nounan, Idaho where they will make their home. * • • Miss Maxine Price of McCammon, Idaho and Gervaee Arnold son of Mr. and Mrs, Joseph Arnold of this city were united in marriage at McCam mon Sunday afternoon of last week. Mr. and Mra. Arnold are here vialt tag with Mr. Arnold's parents. ' A the Examiner Big Cash Do yon want $40 in cash to place to the credit of your fav orite club, lodge, religious or gainzation, city library, or to any other worthy public orga nization! Do you want $40 to place to the credit of your per sonal bank account! If so, get busy today and ask your mer chants to give you votes at the rate of one vote for every pen ny cash purchase yon make during the term of the contest being conducted by the Examiner in conjunction with the business men of the city. The firms advertised on page three of the Examiner will give you votes on your cash purchases. Write in the name of the organization or person you wish to vote for, and deposit the ballots at the Examiner office. At the end now Nomination Coupon Editor, Merchants Befand Bargain to the party securing ...the Feature: Yon are hereby authorised to file ; dûmes during the period of this my name (organization) as a candi I number of cash votes for cash It is understood that I, (We) »ay date, for the rash awards that your withdraw from this pape.- ami the Merchants advertising tlm „ upon wr1 tten notice in the Special Feature, are offering (We) not obliged to any way. Signed _ Address _ YOUNG ATTORNEY LOC ATES IN CITY Geraint Humpherys, a young Bear Lake county man, and a graduate of Northwestern Law College, Chicago has come to Montpelier to practice law, and has opened an office lag^thcP' bqUdiag.rMr. , s Ijumpherys W'HFWlTj' a local pro duct, having resided in Parts for many years before entering the Uni versity of Utah, He is a graduate of Fielding Academy in Parts, from where he went to the University of Utah for a number of years, and fin ishlng his education and study of ( law at the renowned "Northwestern" j in Chicago. Mr. Humpherys Is a young man of j pleasing personality, and Is well up j in the latest details of his profession. I Being well acquainted in Bear Lake'day county, success will unquestionably The Nounan basket ball tossers in the M. I. A., league, went down to defeat before the hoopsters of the Third ward in a spirited game in the Pavilion last Saturday evening. The ! score waa 7 to 68. The local play ers put up fast ball and while the Nounan team had some good players they were simply overwhelmed by the Third warders. xÇ. Montpelier be his. MONTPELIER THIRD DEFEATS NOUNAN ^ HHOKT-WILLIAMS NUPTIAL« V 1 ° . C< ^® v # il,e **** week Miss Aman J*, form , y ot t ® 1 * city and lCal »mo » former resident ot Montpelier, were united in mar riage, the ceremony being performed by Bishop Frank Hasen of the Coke ville ward of the L. D. S., church. M. I. A. CHARACTER BALL, BIG SUCCESS s The M. I. A., workers of the Sec ond ward staged a novel event last Friday evening in the ward amuse ment hall when scores of people at tended a well arranged and succès* ful character ball. Much amuse ment make-ups represented in the ball. Some of the most conspicuous characters were "Martha Washing ton." by Poly Roghaar; a typical created by the varions old maid by Mra. A. I. Ashley; the Eiglish Dade by. Mat Einginger. Per hap# the brat of all was the portray al of the "Damm Family," by Mr, and Mra, Leoy Jones, with Margar et Tueller. Leona Baker, Verda Van Oman, Irene Knuttl, Minnie Schick, and Lovilla Loveland, as the "Damm children." The party was a financial fi worth while the effort«. of each week or two, the votes will be counted, and eaoh orga nization will be credited with the number of votes cast in its favor. It is a very easy matter for any organization to win one of the three cash awards offered by this paper in the campaign. Just simplv «et organized and ask your friends to save their votes* for you or vote in your favor. The second award is $25 and the thin! $10 in cash. Get busy today. Following is the standing of the candidates to date: Montpelier City Library — Montpelier Stake. M. I. A. Presbyterian Ladles Aid Montpelier War Mothers First Ward Relief Society M. E. Ladies Aid __ Poet 63, American Legion 10,700 . 0.710 . 5,340 . 5,400 . 3,400 . 1,300 . 1.370 RETIRED FROM RAILROAD SERVICE Having reached the ripe old age of 70 years, O. H. Groo, for thirty years employed by the Oregon Short Line, this weak was honorably dis charged from the service of the rail road, and will be placed on the oom pany's old-age pension list Just as soon as alt the details in connection with Mr, Groo's servie« can be ad sembed. tag the pension, but reconciles hlm self with the knowledge that a rall ( road pensioner is a man who has rett j dered service of a highly ntlsfac j The retirement was j oh Mr. Groo's 70th birthday but un I fortunately Mr. Groo has no birth this year; nor next year being born on February 2$, in the year 1862. However, Mr. Groo Is 70 years of age even though February this year has but 28 days. During the 80 fears of continuons service with the Oregon Short Line, Mr. Groo has been in the bridge and building department for many years, Mr. Groo Is hale and hearty drapfte his advanced years, and will live to ! enjoy many years of the comforts to be bestowed upon him by the ratt road company. Mr. Groo Is very reluctant concern tory nature for a good many years. to be effective MARRIED FOLKS JOLLIFY Last Monday's party by the mar- affair was wall attended by berg of the d club at were in costume, and lira In make-up • Dancers were f of some real novel displayed. The fa« of ta having n good that some clever idea« were worked tained characters that to single ont any one or two Individuals as the best would require an expert so suffice It to say that they were ell good, and the married folks of Mont pelier are deserving of tlons for their good taete. The party waa a greatly enjoyed. WILL MEET. A regular meeting of the members of Montpelier Antlers elnb will be held in the Gem Hall on Monday evening, March 6th, at 7:3« p. m. Business will be di*. .j*s#vi. followed by refreshments. It is desired to Mia F. M. William» has returned from a tea days' visit ta Boulber« LOCAL FARMERS ATTEND MEETING Th« meeting of farmers in the Montpelier district held in the City Hall last Thursday evening was at tended up about twenty persons, all eft whom showed much Interest in the program of activity, outlined by County Agent Chaee Kearl, who gave a comprehensive report of the achievements of the county farm bu reau for the year 1811. Bishop W. L. Perkins, chairman of the local farm bureau unit, presided at the meeting, and many Items, of interest were discussed, such as a couny fair, crop pest control and wheat verification. The discussion was freely participated in by those present, and the following commit teemen were named for the coming season's campaign; Fred Nofling er, potato Improvements; Waltsr Hancock, wheat verification, and Tom N. Sneddon, post control:. W. Louis Perkins was re-elected chair man of the local unit. The farmers were urged to get ac* Uon on the various things discussed, and all pledged their support of the. program. . < IN BKAR LAKK COUNTY — Loral physicians report that there la n great deal of sickness in Bear Lake county at the preeent time, but that there era no rani severe rases, This condition is not confined to Bear Lake couuty, by any means. Newspaper reports from practically every part of the country bear simi lar news, and It seems to hea na tion-wide plague. The malady seems to be a peculiar form of grip, and when properly handed the victims are all over the spell In two to five days, and no ill effects remain. However, the physicians are urg ing the people to handle the disease with dae precaution, and not he too confident that the malady, when it strikes you, is going to be a mild one. IMPORTANT HOAD MEET I TO OONttlDKR BOND*. Today la Paris the special road M Lake county in Boiae some weeks ago, is reporting its investigations ns to available Mate and federal aid to the county commissioner*. Many in terested ettisens of the couuty attend ed the meeting. The general senti ment in the county is favorable to isenlng bonds in order to eeenre for this county approximately $100, «00 of state and federal aid, provided the county will advance $65.000. of as ad un 70 and to to MARK BALL WILL BH BIG EVENT The second annual mask ball to be In the Montpelier Pavilion on the evening of March 3 let will be an extraordinary event, and prepar ations are being made to bandle one I* of the largest crowds that has ever assembled ander the roof of that popular bail. Prise« will be given for the brat lady's make-up and o»« brat gentleman's make-up, and the best sustained character will also be rewarded for the effort. A cofttumor will He in M«ntp©H«r from Balt Lake City on the day of the tell with a complete line of the at a reasonable fee. Prices of art mission wilt be 76 rants for gentle and 60 rants for la dies In costume, and 60 cents for spectators. Unmasking will take Place between 11 and 11:60 p. m. after which everybwry win dance uatn 1 a. m. Funeral Services For Worthy St. Charles Woman mar- St. Charles.—Funeral servie«« for Mra. Anna Mattson Olsen were held hère on February 20 in the St. and of Charles chapel. The services were presided over by Bishop J. A. Hunt of and (he invocation was offered by Wn. H. Micbelson and the benedic tion by J. W. Linford The speakers ail of whom paid a glowing tribute good to the life and character of the de ceased, were B. M. Allred Wm. C. A, Keeteh, Mra, Nancy B, Pugmlre. Pres. Ola Transtram and Bishop Hant. nil Hfe-iong friends of Mra. 01 ont so When word of the death of Mrs. Olsen, which Occurred on Feb. 17th, ell party community. Her father, Ola Matt eon, «2 yearn of age, paraed away suddenly on Jnn 36, 1821. Mra. Ol drat to the death of bra father. She wan Ube wife of Parley Olsen, both be m. Besides a husband, Mra. Olsen is sur Viced by the tallowing brothers and sisters: Andrew and Ola Mattson of Maadowrflle, Utah; Victor Mattson of California; Mrs. 5 W. Joans of to Bingham, Utah; Mra. George Wall .strom of (PraiMi and Mrs. La 'Stewart of 8t. Charles. SHORT LINE STILL FIGHTS THE SNOW The Oregon Short Une haa had cud tees trouble during the past tew weeks on account of deep snow in the «rat and second districts. The I company haa employed as high as I «fly men in the local yards the past / ten days in removing the snow from the parts where the moat switching f is done. Along the road between Mc Cammon and Kemmerer, crews off men have been kept at work almost/ constantly in an effort to keep traf- flo on the move with the least de lay. Keeping ail the switches free! from snow and Ice along the one \ hundred and fifty mites of track \ throuh the snow belt, has been a tedious one end required hundreds î of men. In windy sections it has almost Impossible to keep the j Uhfik*..o|>en,_. ______ J A »O rnlle wind ta the vicinity of Beckwith, between Gokevttle «ad Sage, held on truffle many hours on Tuesday. For several hours ae high «s five passenger trams were either tied up in the drifted enow or held back on account of the blockade in that vicinity. The engine of one of the westbound trains left the rails at one point in trying to plow through hut as the train was moving slowly, only the front trucks got off. and the locomotive was easily pulled onto the tracks again by a train in the rear. ■now on the part of tbs railroad dur ing the past few weeks on secouât of excessive snowfall. PUPIL* OP I'ltOFNMNORM The recital given lent night by A. C. and J. B. Tueller la the tabernacle in which their pupita in piano and violin were featured, proved to he a moat delightful and entertaining affair. The recital waa fairly well pminmîmû., û rnp m tit? f$8Mi weather, and the number* rendered by the pupils wen delightful. The winning orchestra selection was "English »anting Scene" by the High School Orchestra, assisted by Harold Toomar, trombone, W il tard Tueller, cornet, and Charles O'Con nor, drums. Piano solos were well executed by Miss isola Dunn, Mias Tanner and Miss Edna Rich. Charles Locks and Mias Blaine Stu art, Prof. A. C. Tueller and Rus sen Welker rendered a violin duel. Violin solos by DB4TKHT COURT IN Jndga Robert M, Terrell of the Fifth district court, opened the Feb ruary term of court In the county seat yesterday. Owing to bad train schedule« on account of now and tee the court official# did not reach Par is in the morning as planned. In the be afternoon, however, the Judge « of a number of regular wart of CHI'HUH NOTICE Rev. J, H. Barton will preach In the Presbyterian church next ___ day, March », morning. An offering la for ohurcb wig be received. All an invited to thee# servira«. Georgetown Notes William Hoff came up from Soda Springs Saturday and remained over Sunday to visit with his family. Oraon Hart returned the other day from Star Valley where he « two weeks visit with relatives and friends. Frank T. Roberta left Monday with a carload of furnltura, live stock and supplies for Lower Cal! for St. by for nia where he accepted e ■ time ago. His family preced ed to Salt Lake on Sunday, A large delegation of Boy and their parents attended the doings in Montpelier last Saturday. de A, I 01 A large crowd attended the monthly priesthood meeting at the tabernacle. trip to Soda Springs Monday. Mrs. been laboring here as a missionary for the last two weeks, finished his vistts and left for home lata Friday. Elders Oliver Williams and Robert Ludwig of Nounan were the home Ol Sunday. Miss Ladle Larsen entertained a few of her class at a party Friday evening in boner Bolivar Roberts, She both who left Sunday Ira Salt Lake. sur Some Utile interest has raunt» and two. On Thursday a team from of of Garden City played the town and wer* .Wealed 36 to 16, Then on Saturday night two teams came Wall Dorn Bern, however, only one game waa played and another